Four African Americans Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

charles_pryorCharles H. Pryor II was promoted to dean of student affairs at LIM College in New York City. He was associate dean of student affairs at the college. Before joining LIM College in 2009, Pryor was director of student activities at St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill, New York.

Pryor holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering technology and a master’s degree in human relations from the New York Institute of Technology.

GreenCarmen smCarmen R. Green was appointed the inaugural associate vice president and associate dean for health equity and inclusion at the University of Michigan Health System. Dr. Green joined the faculty at the University of Michigan Medical School as an assistant professor of anesthesiology. She rose through the ranks to her current position as a tenured professor with a joint appointment at the medical school and the School of Public Health.

Dr. Green is a graduate of the University of Michigan-Flint and earned her medical degree at the College of Human Medicine of Michigan State University.

Mohammed-mugTijjani Mohammed was appointed chair of the department of technology systems at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Professor Mohammed has been on the faculty at ECU for the past 16 years.

Dr. Mohammed is a graduate of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. He holds a master’s degree from Indiana State University and a doctorate in industrial education from Texas A&M University.

mcCluneyMonica Newman McCluney was named vice president of proprietary programs and strategic initiatives for the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, a nonprofit organization representing 47 HBCUs. She was the national director of strategic alliances for the United Negro College Fund.

McCluney is a graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta, where she majored in English.


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